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Jen and Moody have been talking about Emotions and Mental Health on Podcasts all over the world!

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Jennifer Ginty is a single mom and entrepreneur who lives with Complex PTSD and Major Depressive Disorder from childhood trauma. Throughout her life, Jen has learned valuable coping skills and has made it her mission to help others to better understand their own emotions.

Jen has faced obstacles in her healing journey - from becoming a mother without a healthy parental model of her own to overcoming her inner saboteur while coping with the symptoms of CPTSD and Depression. She has spent the last 4 years developing My Moody Monster - a pull apart plush toy that has helped children to get out their frustrations in a safe way and giving families a tool to talk about emotions and communication.

Jen believes by sharing her own story she can help others to know they are not alone. Her YouTube channel features her Moody Talks focusing on an emotion each month and teaching coping skills that have helped her with her own mental health.


  

The Other Side of Fear

What is Complex PTSD? | with Jennifer Ginty

Speaking to Jennifer Ginty about her experience with childhood abuse,  we highlight  the complex world of dealing with C-PTSD. She peels back the layers of how repeated trauma shapes one's emotional landscape and relational dynamics.

In discussing the deeply embedded fears and self-doubt that results from childhood trauma, Jennifer enlightens us on the transformative power of therapies like EMDR and DBT, offering a testament to the importance of a strong therapeutic alliance. We further discuss the  fundamental protective nature of anger and, how Jennifer's invention,  My Moody Monster, can be used as a tool to help children express and cope with their emotions.

Jennifer provides practical tools and coping strategies that can help with recovery, sharing innovative methods involving My Moody Monster, the Crayola Model Magic, alongside the DEAR MAN communication technique, which together can be an excellent resource for those seeking to express and regulate emotions.

 

Connect.Inspire.Create with Carol Clegg

146 From Trauma to Healing with 'My Moody Monster' with Jen Ginty

The journey of healing is a personal odyssey, unique and transformative for every individual who embarks upon it.

For Jen Ginty, her odyssey led her to create "My Moody Monster," a pull apart plush toy designed to assist children and adults alike in managing their complex emotional landscapes. The podcast episode featuring Jen's story offers a profound look into the heart of emotional wellness, a subject that resonates with countless individuals navigating their own challenges with mental health.

Jen is a single mom and entrepreneur who lives with Complex PTSD and Major Depressive Disorder from childhood trauma. Throughout her life, Jen has learned valuable coping skills and has made it her mission to help others to better understand their own emotions.

Jen has faced obstacles in her healing journey - from becoming a mother without a healthy parental model of her own to overcoming her inner saboteur while coping with the symptoms of CPTSD and Depression.  She has spent the last 4 years developing My Moody Monster - a pull apart plush toy that has helped children to get out their frustrations in a safe way and giving families a tool to talk about emotions and communication.

Jen believes by sharing her own story she can help others to know they are not alone. Her YouTube channel features her Moody Talks focusing on an emotion each month and teaching coping skills that have helped her with her own mental health.

 

Blossom Your Awesome

Big Feelings With Jennifer Ginty

Jennifer Ginty joins us for episode #277 of the Blossom Your Awesome Podcast.

Jennifer is a Mental Health Advocate and the founder of My Moody Monster, a pull apart toy for kids to help them better cope when those BIG feelings come up.

Jennifer is a single mother and survivor of childhood trauma living with Complex PTSD and Major Depressive Disorder. Throughout her healing journey, Jennifer has learned many coping skills to help through the difficult symptoms of her Mental Health Diagnoses. During a particularly hard period, Jennifer created My Moody Monster, a pull apart plush doll, to help children to better cope with their own frustrations in a safe way. Families, therapists and teachers have found Moody to help with communicating with children about their emotions and helping them understand that all feelings are valid.

 

Connection Over Perfection with Amber McCrea

Jennifer Ginty - Parenting with Purpose

Are you a mom struggling to guide your little ones in understanding and regulating their emotions while you're also trying to do the same?

You are not alone. Join us on "Connection Over Perfection" as I talk with Jennifer Ginty, mental health advocate and creator of "My Moody Monster." Jennifer shares her insights and stories about the dual journey of parenting and personal healing, offering hope and strategies for mothers everywhere.

In this episode, we explore how unspoken emotions can isolate us from our children and ourselves and how acknowledging and addressing these feelings can strengthen our connections. Jennifer provides practical tips and relatable stories that encourage emotional wisdom and resilience, empowering you to face both parenting and personal challenges with confidence.

Advancing with Amy/ Mental Health Warrior & Neurospicy Mama

Creating Moody, a Doll for Emotional Management by Jennifer Ginty

In this delightful and uplifting episode, Amy chats with Jennifer Ginty, a heroic survivor who's turned her trials into triumphs. Jennifer shares her inspiring journey from struggling with complex PTSD and major depressive disorder to creating "Moody," a therapeutic doll that helps children (and adults!) cope with big emotions in a healthy way. Plus, she dives into how dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) has transformed her life and how she's passing on these essential coping skills through her engaging YouTube channel "Moody Talks."

🎉 Highlights of the Episode:

- Discover the origin story of Moody, the doll designed to be ripped apart and reassembled, mirroring the ups and downs of emotional regulation.

- Learn how Jennifer's creation is making waves not just in homes but also in therapy sessions and classrooms, aiding both children and adults.

- Get a sneak peek into Jennifer’s YouTube channel where she shares monthly insights on different emotions, complete with DBT strategies.

 

Unbreakable Mompreneurs with Charisse Walker

Join Charisse Walker, host of Unbreakable Mompreneurs, in a heartfelt conversation with Jennifer Ginty, the resilient creator behind My Moody Monster. Jennifer, a single mom battling Complex PTSD and Depression stemming from childhood abuse, shares her inspiring journey of turning pain into purpose.

 

Lift OneSelf Podcast 

Episode 87 - Finding Inner Safety in a Sea of Past Traumas with Jennifer Ginty

     

The Language of Play - Kids that Listen, Speech Therapy, Language Development, Early Intervention - Dinalynn Rosenbush, SLP | Speech Pathologist, Parent Mentor, Communication with Kids

130 Jennifer Ginty Shares How A Doll Can Help Children Process Big Emotions

     

The Neelu Gurung Podcast: Emotional Regulation for Kids: Why It’s Crucial for Mental Health

I (Neelu) have tried to bring another aspect of learning which is essential for mental health. Emotional regulation is a must skill for anyone, so in this episode we discuss the regulation of emotions using a game.

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The KAJ Masterclass LIVE - A Chat on Families and Emotional Health